"The Augustan Age of England", The Bee, No. 8, Nov. 24, 1759-
Johann G. von Herder, "Briefe zu Beförderung der Humanität," Letter 33 ( 1794), in Sämmtliche Werke, ed.
B. Suphan ( Berlin: Weidmann, 1877-1913), XVII, 158. My translation.
G. W. von Leibniz, "Remarks on the . . . Characteristics", in Philosophical Papers and Letters, ed.
Leroy Loemker ( Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1956), II, 1030. The Theodicy was published in 1710.
An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals, Sect. 1; A Treatise
of Human Nature, Bk. I, part iv, Sect. 6.
A complete edition of Shaftesbury in French appeared in 1769,
though some of his writings had appeared in translation earlier.
Diderot published his free translation of the "Inquiry Concerning
Virtue" in 1745. The complete German translation of the Characteristics was issued in 1776-79.
Article on "Génie".
Denis Diderot, Oeuvres Complètes de Diderot,
eds. J. Assézat et M. Tourneux, 20 vols. ( Paris: Garnier Frères, 1875-77), XV, 39. My translation.
History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century ( New York
and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1902), II, 18 (1st ed., 1876).
Shaftesbury and Hutcheson ( New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1883).
London: Hutchinson's University Library, 1951.
Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. XLI, Part
II ( Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1951). This
study is neither well-organized nor clearly written. Where his
interpretation of Shaftesbury can be understood, it often seems
doubtful. On the other hand, Aldridge has dug up some interest